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My left ear has a ringing sensation.I hear heartbeat like sound. lub dub.I cleaned ear using earbud,no difference. I dont listen to loud music.advise?

My left ear has a ringing sensation.I hear heartbeat like sound. lub dub.I cleaned ear using earbud,no difference. I dont listen to loud music.advise?

Ear pulsing: Greetings. What you are describing is pulsatile tinnitus. This should be worked up by your ENT doctor. He/she may do an audiogram/tympanogram to assess your ear and eardrum as well as an imaging study. Good Luck ...Read more

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Hearing sometimes sounds robotic like the movie wall-e. There's no pain. I do have allergies and swimmers ear but don't listen to loud music?

Hearing sometimes sounds robotic like the movie wall-e. There's no pain. I do have allergies and swimmers ear but don't listen to loud music?

A vibrational: and muffled character to hearing can be due to something up against the ear drum. Earwax, water, foreign body or even insects are pretty common. Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, ...Read more

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I got hit on my left eyebrow area and when I go outside or listen to sounds my whole head hurts , my head hasn't stopped hurting since it happened ( a?

I got hit on my left eyebrow area and when I go outside or listen to sounds my whole head hurts , my head hasn't stopped hurting since it happened ( a?

Possible concussion: Continued pain especially pain away from the area of impact could maybe indicate a concussion from the blow Many concussions resolved with time, but it is important to rest and avoid further impact. Associated symptoms of headache with sounds increases the likelihood of a concussion diagnosis. But this should not be diagnosed over the internet. If symptoms persist see a Dr. ...Read more

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If i'm focusing to my head and listen carefully, i can hear some kind of ultrasonic sound (hard to describe)persistently.Tinnitus? Or just my feeling?

If i'm focusing to my head and listen carefully, i can hear some kind of  ultrasonic sound (hard to describe)persistently.Tinnitus? Or just my feeling?

Tinnitus: When you listen to your head like you describe, it is medically called tinnitus. If i were you i would not continually focus on this noise. It will ultimately become a nightmare to treat and there is not yet an effective treatment. So when you seem to focus on this noise do something immediately to get your attention on something else! believe me, do not focus on this noise! ...Read more

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Is listening to high sound frequency bad?

intensity?: Chronic exposure to high intensity sound at any frquency will eventually degrade your ability to hear in the long run. If you have to do this activity, wear ear protection if possible. I have serious reservations with those going down the street in cars with the stereo blaring so loud it vibrates the car and with attendance at high intensity rock concerts. ...Read more

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Can you damage your hearing by listening to high frequency sounds beyond human capacity?

Can you damage your hearing by listening to high frequency sounds beyond human capacity?

Yes: High frequency sounds for prolonged period can cause permanent hearing loss try to avoid them by using ear protection devices. ...Read more

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What is the difference b/w high and low frequency sounds and how do they affect our listening?

What is the difference b/w high and low frequency sounds and how do they affect our listening?

High pitch=high freq: The inner ear has a range of nerve fibers that each respond to a different frequency or pitch. As we age, it is not uncommon to start to lose some of these, and that's why elderly people cannot always hear certain conversations and why certain voices are harder to hear than others. Repeated "insults" from loud sounds at a constant frequency will wear these nerves out early, so protect your ears! ...Read more

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My 3 year old start covering his ear on high pich sounds?

My 3 year old start covering his ear on high pich sounds?

Needs to be checked : It may be his normal reaction to high pitched sounds or there may something wrong in the ear. Fluid in the middle ear or other neurological problems may cause these symptoms. See your pediatrician. ...Read more

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My ear hurts when there is a loud or high pitch sound. What should I do?

Ear plugs: Some people are particularly sensitive to loud noises, and if you are, you should wear ear plugs during loud events. ...Read more

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Why do high pitched sounds like vacuum make me want to leave room? Hurt my ears.

Why do high pitched sounds like vacuum make me want to leave room? Hurt my ears.

May have hyperacusis: There is a condition called hyperacusis in which certain sounds can be painful. Sometimes it can occur in patients with underlying hearing loss. I recommend you see an ENT doctor to have a hearing test and an ear exam. ...Read more

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In my left ear high pitch noises sound robotic like.What is the cause I would be great-full for your help ?

In my left ear high pitch noises sound robotic like.What is the cause I would be great-full for your help  ?

Tinnitus : You could be suffering from tinnitus or ringing of the ears. The causes include an ear infection, exposure to loud noises, Ménière's disease, an acoustic neuroma, to high blood pressure and head and Dneck tumors. A new tinnitus should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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Hi I've woken up to my right ear sort of ringing sound high pitch but only when there's noise so not when there quite?

Hi I've woken up to my right ear sort of ringing sound high pitch but only when there's noise so not when there quite?

Tinnitus: High pitched ringing is tinnitus, a sensation created by the brain when insufficient or abnormal signal sent from the ear (like phantom leg syndrome). It is experienced by persons with normal hearing exposed to silence. It persists after severing the auditory nerve. If occurring less than 3 weeks and stable, then suspect noise exposure, head trauma, wax, medication side effect, infection, TMJ. ...Read more